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Mountain Lines – Fall 2022

Our Fall 2022 Mountain Lines, magazine of the McDowell Sonoran Conservancy, is available now. Check out our web edition to learn about The Expedition Days Program Expands, Surveying the Preserve for Eagles and Other Raptors, Connecting to the Preserve Through Its Accessible Trails, Inspiring the Next Generation of Conservationists, and so much more.

2022-09-26T13:59:02-07:00September 8th, 2022|Mountain Lines, News|

Mountain Lines – Summer 2022

Our Summer 2022 Mountain Lines, magazine of the McDowell Sonoran Conservancy, is available now. Check out our web edition to learn about hiking safely in the summer heat, our new Bajada Explorers program, the Preserve's cutest ambassadors, celebrating Jane Rau's 100th birthday, and so much more.

2022-06-30T17:23:34-07:00June 30th, 2022|Mountain Lines, News|

Mountain Lines – Spring 2022

Our Spring 2022 Mountain Lines, magazine of the McDowell Sonoran Conservancy, is available now. Check out our web edition to learn about identifying wildflowers, protecting the desert tortoise, getting started with mountain biking, getting along with our wild neighbors, education and partnering for the future, and so much more.

2022-04-01T06:27:59-07:00April 1st, 2022|Mountain Lines, News|

Mountain Lines – Winter 2022

Our Winter 2022 Mountain Lines, magazine of the McDowell Sonoran Conservancy, is available now. Check out our web edition to learn about Camino Campana Grand Opening, Climbing Rocks in the McDowells, Monsoons Get Things Hopping, Butterflies, Butterflies, and More Butterflies, and so much more.

2022-04-01T06:27:42-07:00December 30th, 2021|Mountain Lines, News|

McDowell Sonoran Preserve Month

Thank you, City of Scottsdale Mayor Ortega, commissioners and council members for recognizing the McDowell Sonoran Conservancy and our 650+ volunteer stewards in proclaiming October as "McDowell Sonoran Preserve Month." We sincerely thank the vision of the community leaders and elected officials who imagined what is now the largest urban preserve in the continental United

2021-10-12T13:15:38-07:00October 12th, 2021|Featured News, Latest Mentions, Press|

Mountain Lines – Fall 2021

Our Fall 2021 Mountain Lines, magazine of the McDowell Sonoran Conservancy, is available now. Check out our web edition to learn about AZH2O, Water and the Human History of the McDowell Mountains, New Pima Dynamite Trailhead, Results of a Trail Restoration Study, Revising the Conservancy's Approach to Education, and so much more.

2021-10-01T10:21:25-07:00October 1st, 2021|Mountain Lines, News|

The PastFinders: Saving the History of the McDowells

The PastFinders: Saving the History of the McDowells When we preserve a mountain range, we preserve so much more than the mountains themselves. We preserve the landscape for the outdoor enjoyment of hikers, cyclists, equestrians and other seekers of the Sonoran experience. For those less inclined to travel the desert, we preserve the viewscape –

2021-07-06T18:09:29-07:00July 6th, 2021|30th Birthday|

The Founding of the Parsons Field Institute

The Founding of the Parsons Field Institute The original conception in 2005 for the Parsons Field Institute was focused on ecotourism – combining talks about the natural and human history of the land with guided hikes in the nascent Preserve – as a source of funds for the McDowell Sonoran Conservancy. At that time, the

2021-08-05T12:52:23-07:00June 15th, 2021|30th Birthday, Science|

Scottsdale Progress Article – McDowell Sonoran Conservancy Attracting Tourists

In an article published by Scottsdale Progress, CEO, Justin Owen was interviewed about the role of the McDowell Sonoran Conservancy attracting tourists to Scottsdale. "Because over 40 percent of Scottsdale’s tax revenue comes from nonresidents, the ability for Scottsdale to have a thriving tourism enterprise has allowed the city to be able to preserve this much

2021-05-06T17:14:56-07:00May 6th, 2021|Latest Mentions, News, Press|
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